NCO Primary Leadership Subjects
The Semicolon, Continued
Check your sentences with these:
Please close the window; the room is cold.
Lieutenant Collins had not completed his homework; consequently, he
failed the test
The report is not ready today; it may be completed by Friday.
The allotment has been transferred to the Production Division; hence,
construction of the partitions must be delayed.
Colonel Williams is interested in purchasing a new car; however, he
thinks the prices are too high.
When the game started, Private Rahe, who had been a great success the
week before, was not on the floor; and all of the spectators wondered
what had happened to him.
When the scorpion stung the man, he felt a sharp pain in his foot; but
since there was no swelling, he thought that he had not been injured.
Robert M. Roman, chairman of the union, will travel through most of
southern Europe; through all of the Near East; and, in case there is time,
along the northern, western, and southern coasts of Africa.
If you want your writing to be worthwhile, give it unity; if you want it to
be easy to read, give it coherence; and, if you want it to be interesting,